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Michigan Tech is on the Princeton Review's new list of best colleges in the Midwest.

Michigan Tech Makes Princeton Review's Best Colleges Rankings

August 4, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Princeton Review ranks Michigan Tech among America;s 380 best colleges. 

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A new NSF program will help Michigan Tech's Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics attract more women and under-represented minority undergraduates.

Michigan Tech 1 of 5 Universities Chosen to Help Improve Diversity in Mechanical Engineering Education

June 24, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech is one of five universities selected by NSF to work on improving diversity in mechanical engineering education.

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Michael Mullins (ChE) has made history as Michigan Technological University's first Fulbright Distinguished Chair recipient.

Chemical Engineering Professor Michael Mullins Wins Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award

June 23, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Michael Mullins, professor of chemical engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award to spend the 2015-16 academic year on sabbatical at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. 

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Adrienne Minerick loads a blood solution into an electronic microdevice that can determine blood type. Minerick will assume the new position of associate dean for research and innovation  in the College of Engineering.

Minerick Named Associate Dean for Research and Innovation

June 8, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Adrienne Minerick has been named the first associate dean for research and innovation in Michigan Tech's College of Engineering. 

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Employers find well-qualified students at Michigan Tech's semi-annual Career Fairs.

Employers Say Michigan Tech Grads are Well-Prepared, Contrary to Gallup Poll

May 27, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

A recent Gallup poll indicates most Americans do not feel college graduates are well-prepared for success in the workplace. However, feedback from employers who hire graduates of Michigan Technological University tells a different story.

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Students in Michigan Tech's Unit Operations Lab get hands-on preparation for high-powered chemical engineering careers.

Michigan Tech Shines in New Brookings Institution Report on the Economic Value of an Education

May 8, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Brookings Institution report gives Michigan Tech high marks on measures of the economic value of a university education. 

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Hugh Gorman Named Chair of Social Sciences

May 8, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Hugh Gorman, professor of social sciences, will be the next chair of the Department of Social Sciences, Bruce Seely, dean of the College of Sciences and Arts, announced.  He succeeds Pat Martin, whose term ends June 30. Martin is retiring.  

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Winning Senior Design team, from the left: Jessica Buck, Sean Mackey, Sophia Rizzo, Nicholas Sill (in the back), John Schuman, Joshua Kizer (wearing the suit), Jaclyn Johnson, Mikhail Alexander, Kevin Johnson, Bill Endres.

Engineering Students Win Air Force Research Lab University Design Challenge

May 1, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

A Senior Design team won top prize at the Air Force Research Lab University Design Challenge with its design for a wearable cooling device for soldiers in the field.  

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Design Expo Biomedical

Design Expo 2015 Success: Winners, Senior Design and Enterprise Projects

April 17, 2015
By Allison Mills

Design Expo teams showcase their most innovative engineering problem-solving skills.

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Dale Dewald, at right, and Finlandia sculpture students open a green sand mold to pull out the patterns and to cut passageways (called gates) for the metal to flow into the molded cavities.

Finlandia Art Students Find New Tools in Michigan Tech Foundry

April 15, 2015
By Monica Lester

Michigan Tech and Finlandia partner to give sculpture students a chance to explore the art and science of casting metal. 

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